Expressionism
(An artistic movement)

Dates: 1905-1940

This movement contains other movements: Der Blaue Reiter, Cubism, Die Brücke, Dada, Bauhaus, Fauvism, Futurism

European art movement which consisted on many small and short-living groups. Each one painted with unconventional colours and distorted perspectives in order to "express" personal emotions.

People associated with this movement
Alexandr ArchipenkoUkrainian, 1887-196410 artworks
Alice BaillySwiss, 1872-1938121 artworks
Giacomo BallaItalian, 1871-195852 artworks
Max BeckmannGerman, 1884-1950373 artworks
Albert BlochGerman, 1882-19619 artworks
Umberto BoccioniItalian, 1882-191630 artworks
Georges BraqueFrench, 1882-1963357 artworks
David Davidovich BurliukRussian, 1882-196740 artworks
Charles CamoinFrench, 1879-1965165 artworks
Heinrich CampendonkGerman, 1889-195723 artworks
Benedetta Cappa MarinettiItalian, 1897-197710 artworks
Carlo CarràItalian, 1881-196623 artworks
Marc ChagallFrench, 1887-1985178 artworks
Lovis CorinthGerman, 1858-1925283 artworks
Tullio CraliItalian, 1910-20006 artworks
Robert DelaunayFrench, 1885-1941102 artworks
Fortunato DeperoItalian, 1892-19601 artwork
André DerainFrench, 1880-1954306 artworks
Otto DixGerman, 1891-196960 artworks
Raoul DufyFrench, 1877-1953929 artworks
Henri-Jacques EvenepoelBelgian, 1872-18998 artworks
Lyonel FeiningerAmerican, 1871-1956213 artworks
Roger de la FresnayeFrench, 1885-192581 artworks
Achille Emile-Othon FrieszFrench, 1879-1949293 artworks
Albert GleizesFrench, 1881-195382 artworks
Natalia GoncharovaRussian, 1881-1962114 artworks
Juan GrisSpanish, 1887-1927490 artworks
Erich HeckelGerman, 1883-197057 artworks
Alexei JawlenskyRussian, 1864-1941669 artworks
Wassily KandinskyRussian, 1866-1944256 artworks
Ernst Ludwig KirchnerGerman, 1880-1938244 artworks
Paul KleeSwiss, 1879-1940203 artworks
Mikhail Fedorovich LarionovRussian, 1881-196451 artworks
Marie LaurencinFrench, 1883-1956294 artworks
Henri LaurensFrench, 1885-19548 artworks
Henri Le FauconnierFrench, 1881-19464 artworks
Fernand LégerFrench, 1881-1955482 artworks
Wyndham Lewis1882-19571 artwork
André LhoteFrench, 1885-1962320 artworks
August MackeGerman, 1887-191494 artworks
Henri ManguinFrench, 1874-1949164 artworks
Franz MarcGerman, 1880-1916341 artworks
Louis MarcoussisPolish, 1883-194180 artworks
Albert MarquetFrench, 1875-1947442 artworks
Henri MatisseFrench, 1869-1954768 artworks
Jean MetzingerFrench, 1883-1956149 artworks
Paula Modersohn-BeckerGerman, 1876-1907143 artworks
Amedeo ModiglianiItalian, 1884-1920313 artworks
Otto MüellerGerman, 1874-193028 artworks
Edvard MunchNorwegian, 1863-19441669 artworks
Gabrielle MünterGerman, 1878-195592 artworks
Emil NoldeGerman, 1867-19561058 artworks
Hermann Max PechsteinGerman, 1881-1955184 artworks
Constant PermekeBelgian, 1886-19527 artworks
Pablo PicassoSpanish, 1881-1973498 artworks
Liubov PopovaRussian, 1889-192475 artworks
Jean PuyFrench, 1876-196019 artworks
Alfred RethHungarian, 1884-196617 artworks
Georges RouaultFrench, 1871-1958396 artworks
Luigi RussoloItalian, 1883-19474 artworks
Egon SchieleAustrian, 1890-1918346 artworks
Karl Schmidt-RottluffGerman, 1884-197644 artworks
Gino SeveriniItalian, 1883-196641 artworks
Mario SironiItalian, 1885-196112 artworks
Ardengo SofficiItalian, 1879-19641 artwork
Chaim SoutineFrench, 1894-1943532 artworks
Howard TangyeAustralian36 artworks
Maurice de VlaminckFrench, 1876-1958872 artworks
Johann Heinrich VogelerGerman, 1872-194246 artworks
Edward Wadsworth1889-194953 artworks
Max WeberPolish, 1881-196155 artworks
Albert WeisgerberGerman, 1878-19153 artworks
Marianne von WerefkinRussian, 1860-193896 artworks
Random artworks by artists related to this movement

Room Service Waiter
Chaim Soutine

Winter in Kragerø
Edvard Munch

Sertig Valley in Autumn
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner

Ecce Homo
Lovis Corinth

Orchard in a Storm
Maurice de Vlaminck

Pierrot
Georges Rouault

Snowy Landscape
Maurice de Vlaminck

Holidays, No. 2
André Lhote

Donna Gravida
Lovis Corinth

Alger, Laperlier
Albert Marquet

Ecce homo
Georges Rouault

Variation: Thaw
Alexei Jawlensky
Important dates
Founding date:  1905
Why 1905?: Creation of Die Brücke and Fauvism in Germany and France.

End date:  1940
Why 1940?: The Nazis condemned Expressionism as "degenerate art" and forbade artists to paint.